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Mar 15, 2011 5:00pm EDT
of them permanently. >> the nuclear crisis in japan comes just as america had finally started to get past its discomfort with nuclear power, caused more than 30 years ago by three mile island. >> it is called the nuclear present -- renaissance, the growing acceptance in recent years of nuclear energy as a clean, green, and an effective answer to the country's dependence on foreign oil. then came the disaster in japan, still unfolding. >> one fears if one is an advocate of nuclear energy that for now, the nuclear renaissance is over in america. >> for all of its outside, the crisis in japan exposes the downside once again. america is entering the 32nd anniversary of three mile island, march 28, 1979. no one was killed or injured in an accident, but the confusion and fear of what turned out to be a partial nuclear meltdown dealt a blow to the expansion of nuclear energy in the u.s. this m shows where nuclear reactors are being considered, but no new plants have been approved since the three mile island accident. >> undoubtedly, many studies will be done now, but the safety of power plants a
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Mar 7, 2011 5:00pm EST
. >> at that point we will be inflicting pain on real, it -- on middle america and low income families when it reaches $4 a gallon. >> no decision yet by the obama administration on of oil reserves or the no-fly zone and no sense that the white house is in a rush. >> the big story tonight, sorting out details of a violent weekend in >> in two of the incidents, the victims were trying to stop a crime from happening. barry simms is live in baltimore city police headquarters where the investigation continues. >> that high school student, ronald biggs, was planning to go to the olympics. the other victim was a business owner in southwest baltimore. violent confrontations on baltimore city streets. now 57-year-old business -- george marshall and 17-year-old ronald genser are both dead after trying to stop to violence situations -- ronald gibbs. >> the best thing to do is call 911 and we will get an officer to you as quickly as possible. said they heard commotion outside and he was trying to defend his sister. job, protectman's your sister. instead, he lost his life. >> in this case, we are prett
NBC
Mar 3, 2011 5:00pm EST
sit-in in america right here at the corner of howard and lexington street. it is something we should honor. there is no better way to honor id than saving the building. >> she is proud of the people here demonstrating to help keep some of the history that she created. >> history is worth everything. you cannot throw away your history. >> that could make quite an interesting historical site. >> living, breathing his right there. >> the lead, a recap of today's top stories, including a bizarre incident that led to the death of a woman. >> and what happened that had university police searching campus buildings. >> when i looked at it, i went completely blank. >> he saw a disturbing video of his son pleading with classmates to stop bullying him and it was posted on the >> we spoke with a father was determine to protect his child. this video is still painful for kyle clayton to watch. the boy in the corner is his 13- year-old son, is male. he has asked burghers syndrome -- a smile -- ismael. he has asked birder's syndrome birder'saperger's syndrome. he is overwhelmed by the other childre
NBC
Mar 8, 2011 5:00pm EST
done neither. will the libyan revolution sparked change in america? >> a policy to make sure we are not held hostage to oil and instability in the middle east. >> it would have to come from president obama. >> but congress would have to pass it, meaning compromise between the electric car people and the drill, baby, drill people. >> still had, the latest legislation that will have the driving slower and paying closer attention to the road. >> and actor charlie sheen is in the spotlight more than ever, but this time he asked -- he has demanded a machete. >> and on the capitol, who is organizing the march and what it has to do with education. i am tim tooten, live in the newsroom. >> there is a flood watch in >> there is a flood watch in why is roman meal bread nutritious? it has... roman meal bread: natural wholegrain goodness since nineteen-twelve. >> local leaders gathered to celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of clarence mitchell jr.. the naacp dearborn on the state in 1911 was honored at a breakfast in west baltimore this morning. he was credited with much of t
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
on strongholds. >> he is in brazil and south america kicking soccer balls with little boys instead of being back here as our commander-in-chief. >> for the criticism from libya's leader. >> the blood of america is on gaddafi's hants because we know he was responsible for pan am 103. we know he should be removed from power. >> we know there was a radical islamist presence in eastern libya, but this rebellion appears to be very secular in nature. we have seen no indication that there is any type of radical islam as ideology driving what is happening here. >> whatever is happening, it is not over. president obama still wants to turn over control of the military operation to nato, but tonight, that is not resolved. >> our new interactive guide explores the conflict in the villa and how we got there. just click on the lead -- the link on the top of the home page wbaltv.com. >> 25-year-old staff sergeant of hampstead died sunday while supporting operation enduring freedom. our condolences to the family. >> you are so right. this is one outstanding family. staff sergeant james walentowski leaves behind
NBC
Mar 30, 2011 5:00pm EDT
plans for southwest airlines. >> the president lays out his plan for the future of energy in america. >> we have had more than a week of below normal temperatures. see when we can expect more wet weather. >> here is a look at what we are looking on for 6:00. the trial began for a drunk driver that killed two people. the jockey club of maryland needs serious financial help. the state says they will get it under some restrictions. find out the stipulations of that new deal. those stories and muchuch says it isnt obama time to make america energy independent. we have more on that story. >> in north carolina and gas prices dealing discussed. >> pretty sad to see it going up so high. >> we will keep on being a victim until we finally get serious about a long-term policy for an affordable energy story. >> this -- the president laid out a two-pronged approach. >> while reducing dependence on oil for things like natural gas. >> over the next two years it will help entrepreneurs big ground for next-generation refineries. gulf oil spill leading to more restrictions and the crisis in japan. >>
NBC
Mar 10, 2011 5:00pm EST
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NBC
Mar 16, 2011 5:00pm EDT
johnsonville, america's favorite italian sausage. brand power. helping you buy better. hundreds more in your wallet year after year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. >> the baltimore city police department is trying to attract more women to the job. although the city's force does rank above the national average in the percentage of women on the job, baltimore officials say they're always looking to make your team more diverse. >> we're looking for good, qualified candidates that one to serve the community. not necessarily to come for the sense of the venture but to serve the citizens of the community of baltimore. >> they will hold an all women's information even to this friday from noon until 1:00 at the city police headquarters. they are hoping the all-women atmosphere will bring more women to the event here y. >> in tonight's medical alert, you have heard how omega 3 can help your heart, maybe they can help your eyesight. and a new study over 38,000 women has shown a reduced risk in it macular degeneration. they had a 38% risk 10 years later than
NBC
Mar 17, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. >> the comfort is leaving for a trip to nine countries in central and south america and the caribbean. it's part of the continuing mission which began in 2007. over the next five months, medical staff will provide a wide range of services to over 100,000 people. >> we have a cadre of adult and pediatric specialist on board. >> continuing promise works to build relationships in the different countries. resource whene disaster strikes. the company was in haiti in 2009 and went back last year after the earthquake hit the nation. >> in 2010, we were able to go down there and we had contacts and a -- >> when we come, nobody -- ever betty is welcoming us. nobody asks us not to come into the airport. >> he says things get busy very fast once they pull into the port. >> there are helicopters flying back and forth. we have multiple planes going back and forth. >> they will go to north look to pick up supplies and additional crewmembers. then they are off to provide aid. they say it is a rewarding and unforgettable experience. >> everyday is a new challenge. it's great. >> knowing they are getting the bes
NBC
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
.s. goals in the north african country. . >> as president obama and his family left latin america ahead of schedule, the air assaults in libya continues. these are british fighters. a british air tankers refueling other coalition airplanes. >> u.s. pilots are flying 45% of the mission. muammar gaddafi's forces are taking heavy hits from the air. on the ground, rebel forces are losing territory, unable to reach 8 towns that once held. could khaddafi's survive -- could gaddafi survive? maybe. >> there is a number of possible outcomes. no one is in a position to predict them. >> secretary clinton says the air war is succeeding. >> many libyans are safer because the international community took action. >> not good enough, says that a key republican critic. >> they have said that this is not a humanitarian mission. that is nonsense. if this is not to get rid of gaddafi, it makes no sense. >> president obama has vowed not to send in ground forces. the fighting could drag out. a pro gaddafi libyan news anchor brought a rifle on the show without knowing that the coalition and the rebels will be
NBC
Mar 29, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. >> america will save many libyan lives to remove gaddafi from power. helping to build a democratic pro-western libya has to go on hold. >> now to japan where toxic discoveries are raising already- years. plutonium has been found. radiation also continues to spread. they have protected against the power of a tsunami. japan is facing its worst problems since world war two in. -- two. >> the unseasonably cold march weather pattern continues. it has been chillier than normal for the last several days. it will be a little colder here tomorrow. the and the west virginia panhandle, there is cold here living in our direction. you will see that whatever sunshine we are enjoying is about to give way to a weather disturbance, this one producing rain in parts of the ohio valley and mountains of west virginia. all of this activity gradually making its way toward the east. we will bring that moisture into the cold air. it does show up in the seven-day forecast coming up in just a little bit. >> a designed to hold abortion clinics to the same standards as outpatient surgery centers. the state health
NBC
Mar 4, 2011 5:00pm EST
this extra monitors. extra monitors. america's most advanced fiber optic network with america's most loved mobile device? wouldn't that be something? control your tv, manage your dvr remotely and with a flick of a finger, send pictures straight to your flatscreen with the fios app for iphone. to get more from your iphone, wherever you are, you need verizon fios. a network ahead. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >> live, local, late-breaking. 11 news at 5 in hd continues right now. >> local and state officials are promising to keep an even closer watch over students taking this year's maryland school assessments. close to half a million maryland and eighth graders will be taking the test over the next few weeks. students are tested in reading, math, and science. >> recently there have been questions about whether adults who are giving the test are tampering with the questions and answers. tim tooten is live with more on that story. >> baltimore city is promising to crack down on cheaters after someone erased student answers at an elementary scho
NBC
Mar 28, 2011 5:00pm EDT
? ♪ verizon fios can. get the power and speed of america's largest 100% fiber optic network. verizon fios. a network ahead. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >> struggling artists in baltimore now have an affordable workspace thanks to city funds. the city it remodeled a vacant house and is expected to provide a safe and affordable place for artists to cultivate their activity. stephanie rawlings-blake showed her support for the event. >> in tonight's medical alert, the leukemia and lymphoma society is hoping a new $75,000 grant will help expand services to patients. blue cross donated the grant, which will be used to help market their services. officials say knowledge is half the battle. >> learning about it at a time is something that is critically important. that is why we believe that knowledge is power. >> the new program is expected to support about 250 blood case -- blood cancer patients and their families. >> full body airport scanners do not, i repeat, do not pose a significant radiation risk. researchers found that for 750 million f
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 5:00pm EST
delegates stalled committee votes on same-sex marriages. america's most advanced fiber optic network with america's most loved mobile device? wouldn't that be something? control your tv, manage your dvr remotely and with a flick of a finger, send pictures straight to your flatscreen with the fios app for iphone. to get more from your iphone, wherever you are, you need verizon fios. a network ahead. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >> relentless rain fall yesterday flooded streets. the stormy weather is being blamed for three deaths in the state. an american family is resting at home tonight after being rescued from -- an organ family is resting at home tonight after being rescued from the snow. the father was able to eventually walk to an area where he was able to get some cellphone service. he was able to call for help and a few hours later the family was rescued. >> every time you go up into the woods is kind of in the back of your mind. but no, you do not really think it happens to you. it is the other people on the news. >> and what a
NBC
Mar 2, 2011 5:00pm EST
looks forward to. choose johnsonville, america's favorite italian sausage. brand power. helping you buy better. hundreds more in your wallet year after year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. >> president obama is offering his condolences to the families of two soldiers that were killed in a shooting outside frankfurt. >> the u.s. air force says that two american and men have been killed and two wounded in a shooting outside of the airport. german police say they have the shooter in custody and the interior minister told the associated press that police have identified the suspect, a close of those citizens. president obama went into depressed -- into the press briefing room to respond to the killings. >> we will spare no effort and learning how this outrageous act took place and we're working with german authorities to ensure that all of the perpetrators are brought to justice. >> a regional interior minister promised a thorough investigation. >> whether it is a terrorist background, or islamic background, i cannot say at all right now. our inve
NBC
Mar 9, 2011 5:00pm EST
. i will be doing so as a devoted and passionate advocate for america, the country where i was born and raised. >> position of ambassador to china is one of the most important jobs in the u.s. government but is expected, he will replace john huntsman. >> at the space shuttle discovery landing for the last time today. c what is next for the next spacecraft. -- see what is next for the spacecraft. >> how facebook is hoping to expand your on demand movie experience. >> there are all kinds of ways that someone can become a victim of mail fraud. we have some tips to help. >> we're looking at tornadoes on the gulf coast and snow in western maryland. this is all had it this way. we will sort out the details coming up. 46 at the airport, 47 at the a >> here is a look at what we're working on. the same-sex marriage bill continues to gain momentum. we will have live proceedings from annapolis. the decision over what to do and libya has taken a front seat, lawmakers are debating the budget. find out what is next for the budget plan. we will have >> the space shuttle return from space for the l
NBC
Mar 11, 2011 5:00pm EST
. >> i can't always wait a few weeks but i needed to be one of the first 15 people in america to actually own one. there is a little bit of prestige. >> there might not be as many long lines as there was for the original. that is because is available in several retail outlets. also, some are calling it the credit card of the future. this changes the security code so croats have a hard time stealing your numbers. oks have a hard time stealing your numbers. >> this could be the credit card of the future. >> this gives me a onetime member. >> this will save you time and money. >> adding this screen, it opens up the gateway to some new technologies that are coming. >> in its early stage, it will provide security. it will display the 3 digit number on the back of your card except this one will change frequently. this means that a thief wanting to spend money would need the physical card to get an up to date code. >> that would prove that you are holding the actual plastic and you are not a hacker. >> think about those passwords that are changed for a computer network. in the future, they will
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
america will take a back seat. politicians are demanding to know the exit plan. more on the unrest in the middle east, from capitol hill. >> last week, they looked doomed. but eastern rebels today have new hope, thanks to american f- 15 pilots and british pilots, french pilots. they are hammering gaddafi's forces again today. the coordinated attack that president obama promised will not be led by the u.s. for long. >> there will be a transition in which we have a range of coalition partners, the europeans, members of the arab league, who will participate in establishing a no-fly zone. >> the transition would be complex. >> it is not so simple as a handshake some place and you are now in charge. >> u.s. leadership in a third far away more concerned senate republicans. >> the plan is not there. the end game is not apparent. >> congress is in recess. no debates or votes on libya. democrats are concerned. >> this is not the way our system is supposed to work. >> the house speaker warned before any military commitments are made the administration must do a better job of communicating to
NBC
Mar 25, 2011 5:00pm EDT
on at chernobyl compare the two disasters and urged america to close its plant. others took a look at the location of u.s. reactors. >> i think there are ways to place nuclear power plant in less densely populated areas. >> in northern alabama, the ground disaster in japan forced a closer look at their emergency plan. >> we have a emergency diesel generators. >> they invited reporters inside insisting that they will continue to learn from japan, they already think they could withstand the worst case scenario. they have plans to build more nuclear reactors in the u.s.. those workers from the fish in the plant in japan are expected to be released from the hospital since. -- soon. >> nintendo is taking its game system to a new dimension. >> it has more uses than just a gaming. a preview in tonight's consumer alert. >> some middle schools are getting a firsthand look at a nasa project. with the fertilizer that gives you the most for your money. scotts turf builder. unlike bargain brands, which have up to 40% sand, sawdust, even gravel, turf builder has no filler. it's 100% food, for a deep feeding you
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